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Pesticide Disposal Event Nets Pounds

The Sampson County Extension Center in cooperation with North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Pesticide Disposal Assistance …

Hessian Fly

Will Hessian Fly be an issue in wheat this year? They very well could be. A few weeks ago, …

Pesticides

Pesticide is a broad term when it comes to chemicals. Pesticides are broken down into many categories. For example, …

Dollar Spot Alert

Over the past couple of weeks, a very familiar turfgrass disease, dollar spot, has begun its assault across much …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Midge resting on leaf

Biology and Control of Non-Biting Aquatic Midges

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying aquatic midges and how to control them.

Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

3 weeks agoCEFS
Life cycle of a chigger

Mites That "Bug" People

This Entomology Insect Note discusses different mite pests whose biting and bloodsucking behavior may cause …

Claycolored leaf beetles

Claycolored Leaf Beetle

Claycolored leaf beetles are a sporadic pest in the landscape.

3 weeks agoPDIC Factsheets
Illustration of three-cornered alfalfa hopper life stages

Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, …

Illustration of soybean looper life stages

Soybean Looper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and management of soybean loopers, a pest …

Illustration of velvetbean caterpillar life stages

Velvetbean Caterpillar in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the velvetbean caterpillar, a …

Photo of brown stink bug

Stink Bug in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of stink bugs in soybeans …